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Greater racket-tailed or Crow-billed? Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo (1 Viewer)

dixonlau

Well-known member
Malaysia
Location: Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo
Date: 20-May-2022

I cannot be sure if this bird is Greater racket-tailed or Crow-billed Drongo. It is not making any calls. There was another Greater racket-tailed nearby.

All 3 photos are same bird.

Thanks.

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James Eaton

Trent Valley Crew
tail and bill shape = Greater Racket-tailed.

Time of year would also discount Crow-billed, which is an extremely rare winter visitor to northern Borneo - I've yet to see a record with a photograph from Borneo (one on ebird is a Bronzed Drongo), though there are a few specimens.

James
 

dixonlau

Well-known member
Malaysia
tail and bill shape = Greater Racket-tailed.

Time of year would also discount Crow-billed, which is an extremely rare winter visitor to northern Borneo - I've yet to see a record with a photograph from Borneo (one on ebird is a Bronzed Drongo), though there are a few specimens.

James
Thank you James.
 

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